Licence can­celled

Benalla Ensign - - Front Page -

A 24 year-old Be­nalla mo­torist who ap­peared in Wed­nes­day’s Court on four charges fol­low­ing a col­li­sion with a parked car in Ack­erly Ave, was fined the max­i­mum of $200 with $16 costs for driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence.

His licence was can­celled, he was dis­qual­i­fied for 12 months from hold­ing a Vic­to­rian licence, and was also dis­qual­i­fied from ap­ply­ing for a licence for three years.

On a sec­ond charge of driv­ing lessly, he was fined $10.

The charge of fail­ing to give name and ad­dress were dis­missed and the charge of ex­ceed­ing 0.5 was with­drawn. care- The de­fen­dant, of Witt St Be­nalla, pleaded not guilty to all charges.

●●●●●Also in the news this week in 1968:

Be­nalla’s Ms Helen Plumb joined the Miss Aus­tralia quest (See photo).

The Ja­panese Con­sul-Gen­eral Mr Nor­boru Inajo vis­ited Be­nalla.

A Be­nalla mo­torist was fined $50 for speed­ing.

Ninety-Six golfers bat­tled it out for the Be­nalla Golf Club’s City Cup. Lo­cals de­manded a plebiscite on whether a Civic Cen­tre would be built in Be­nalla.

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